“I feel I must fight for [my music], because I want women to turn their minds to big and difficult jobs; not just to go on hugging the shore, afraid to put out to sea.” Ethel Smyth
“Der Wald” a one-act opera written by English Composter Dame Ethel Smyth was performed at the Metropolitan Opera. To date is the only opera written by a woman to be performed at the Metropolitan Opera.
Ethel Smyth – Composer – Associated Links:
- “The Story of Ethel Smyth, Breaker of Operatic Glass Ceilings” | Mentalfloss.com: http://mentalfloss.com/article/89480/story-ethel-smyth-composer-suffragette-and-breaker-operatic-glass-ceilings
- Ethel Smyth | Britannica.com: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ethel-Smyth
- Ethel Smyth | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/55kwBWuwvx5vPPvrLlF3hn?autoplay=true
- Ethel Smyth | Quotes: http://www.azquotes.com/author/46956-Ethel_Smyth